Autumn 2022 STAT 27420

Course: STAT 27420

Title: Introduction to Causality with Machine Learning

Instructor(s): Victor Veitch

Teaching Assistant(s): Yu Gui

Class Schedule: Sec 1: TR 3:30 PM-4:50 PM in E312

Description: This course is an introduction to causal inference. We'll cover the core ideas of causal inference and what distinguishes it from traditional observational modeling. This includes an introduction to some foundational ideas---structural equation models, causal directed acyclic graphs, and then do calculus. The course has a particular emphasis on the estimation of causal effects using machine learning methods.